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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: ConocoPhillips, COP

ConocoPhillips, COP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Independent Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, ConocoPhillips, COP  has a market cap of 55138.36. Since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981, ConocoPhillips, COP performance year to date is -3.43%. Today ConocoPhillips, COP has gained -0.67%, with a current price of 44.22.

Ownership of the company is 0.02% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 65.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -7.10%, with return on investment at -6.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, ConocoPhillips, COP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.73. While Total debt/equity is 0.76. With a profit margin of -29.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 33.20%, and operating margin of -39.20%. ConocoPhillips ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year ConocoPhillips, COP has seen a EPS growth of -177.40%. A performance for the year of -18.80%. The 52-week high is -21.23%, and the 52-week low is 44.09%. The average volume for ConocoPhillips, COP is 7692000.

With a target price of 52.05, can ConocoPhillips, COP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of ConocoPhillips, COP. ConocoPhillips has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 90.99. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. ConocoPhillips also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.29 and 1.47 respectively. For P/cash, ConocoPhillips has a value of 13.28, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 44.22, ConocoPhillips has a dividend yield of 3.37%. We see a return on equity of -17.60%.

Looking more long-term ConocoPhillips, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of 120.60% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -177.40% for this year and for the last five years a -20.30% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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